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Fatma Ali Abbas Mohamed

The Egyptian Museum


Country: Egypt


Fatma Mohamed works in the Papyrus and Coins section at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and is responsible for coins. Her responsibilities in the department have included preparing the general catalogue of coins for researchers in the field of numismatics. Following her attendance on the ITP in 2015, she made connections with the Coins and Medals Department at the British Museum for future cooperation with her department at the Egyptian Museum.

Fatma is has been preparing her Master’s thesis in ancient arts, which is a comparison study of Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Byzantine arts through the scenes depicted on coins and their equivalence in ancient Egypt. She has also been studying Italian and Latin to aid in her work and study of coins.

At the British Museum
During her time on the International Training Programme in 2015, Fatma was based in the British Museum’s Department of Egypt and Sudan. Her UK Partner placement was spent at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Fatma’s exhibition project proposal was entitled Wrestling in Ancient Egypt.

Fatma’s place on the International Training Programme was generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation.

ITP Newsletter Publications
ITP Newsletter Issue 3 (2016), Bulletin Board
ITP Newsletter Issue 4 (2017), Your collection in focus: Objects personifying peace and harmony in the Egyptian Museum